Morning Cloud In Romp: French-Bred Easily Triumphs in Omahas Stellar Race--Double for U. S. Wishard., Daily Racing Form, 1925-06-13


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MORNING CLOUD IN ROMP French-Bred Easily Triumphs in Omahas Stellar Race — Double for U. S. Wishard. OMAHA, Neb., June 12.— Before a crowd swelled to large numbers, due to the fact that it was ladies day, Morning Cloud, racing for the Mira Monte Stock Farm Stable of San Jose. Calif., romped home to annex the sixth and feature race here today. This, a three-quarters dash, witnessed a fieid of six parading poStward and the French-bred filly ruled a top-heavy choice. When the start came Runolathe and Gad cut out the pace and these two raced as a team to the stretch. Here Runolathe bore out and carried Gad with him. Jockey Smith, on the ultimate winner, hugged the rail and in doing so saved ground to put him in front when straightened out for home. In less thime than it takes to tell about It the daughter of War Cloud had assumed command and from there on to the end Smith had her In hand. Gad easily bested Kunolathe for second place. Two veteran jockeys fought it out in the fifth race, a dash of three-quarters. The pilots in question, who were riding winners when most of the present-day jockeys were in their swaddling clothes, were K. Taplin, who nad the mount on Pop Shot, and C. Gross, who handled the reins on Parnell Lad. These two old men of the saddle hooked up in the stretch and with both riding as if their life depended on the result they swept on to the goal post nose and nose. Just as tne wire was reached Taplins masterful finish on Pop Shot told and he fairly lifted his mount to victory by the shortest of margins. Queen Bess, lapped on the first two, was third, while End Man, which had set the early pace, finished jaded and far back. The Grizzled old turfman, U. S. Wishard, had the supreme satisfaction of seeing his colors victorious in two races during the afternoon. His Clarkson bore his scarlet colors to success in the fourth race, as did Pop Shot in the fifth.

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